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Hyroglyphx
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Message 1 of 295 (339228)
08-11-2006 2:09 PM


Theist, Atheist, or Agnostic
There has been some arguing in another thread about whether or not theists outnumber atheists on EvC.
Without subscribing to "labels," I thought that it would be best if we simply answer whether or not you ascribe yourself as being an atheist or a theist. To be clear and concise, just state whether subscribe to atheism, agnosticism or theism; atheist, agnostic or theist.
Vote now.... Every vote counts.
Edited by nemesis_juggernaut, : edit to add
Edited by AdminNWR, : more detail in thread title

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Message 2 of 295 (339249)
08-11-2006 2:40 PM


Thread moved here from the Proposed New Topics forum.

robinrohan
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Message 3 of 295 (339251)
08-11-2006 2:44 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Hyroglyphx
08-11-2006 2:09 PM


There has been some arguing in another thread about whether or not theists outnumber atheists on EvC.
Actually I wasn't "arguing"--just not sure.
What about agnostics? Can we throw them into the atheist camp for all practical purposes?
My position is atheistic.

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Hyroglyphx
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Message 4 of 295 (339252)
08-11-2006 2:45 PM


Poll: Theist or Atheist
Theist

“If chance be the father of all flesh then disaster is his rainbow in the sky. And when you hear of, state of emergencies, sniper kills ten, youths go looting, bomb blasts school, it is but the sound of man worshipping his maker” -Steve Turner

Hyroglyphx
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Message 5 of 295 (339254)
08-11-2006 2:47 PM
Reply to: Message 3 by robinrohan
08-11-2006 2:44 PM


Poll
Actually I wasn't "arguing"--just not sure.
I didn't mean arguing in a negative way, and it was Purple Youko, or whatever her/his name is that made the assumption.
What about agnostics? Can we throw them into the atheist camp for all practical purposes?
Yes, and I'm disheartened that I left it out. Absolutely. It would only be fair to include agnostics.
Edited by nemesis_juggernaut, : typo

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robinrohan
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Message 6 of 295 (339256)
08-11-2006 2:50 PM
Reply to: Message 5 by Hyroglyphx
08-11-2006 2:47 PM


My position is atheistic.
Huh?

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Message 7 of 295 (339258)
08-11-2006 2:56 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Hyroglyphx
08-11-2006 2:09 PM


Re: Theist, Atheist, or Agnostic
Theist.

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Message 8 of 295 (339261)
08-11-2006 3:03 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Hyroglyphx
08-11-2006 2:09 PM


Re: Theist, Atheist, or Agnostic
Agnostic.

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Hyroglyphx
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Message 9 of 295 (339265)
08-11-2006 3:10 PM


poll
This is coming along nicely....
So far we have 1 atheist, 2 theists, and 1 agnostic.

“If chance be the father of all flesh then disaster is his rainbow in the sky. And when you hear of, state of emergencies, sniper kills ten, youths go looting, bomb blasts school, it is but the sound of man worshipping his maker” -Steve Turner

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Message 10 of 295 (339267)
08-11-2006 3:14 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Hyroglyphx
08-11-2006 2:09 PM


Re: Theist, Atheist, or Agnostic
robinrohan writes:
What about agnostics? Can we throw them into the atheist camp for all practical purposes?
No.
nemesis_juggernaut writes:
atheist, agnostic or theist.
You left out "undecided".
(That's an observation, not a vote.)

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Message 11 of 295 (339269)
08-11-2006 3:15 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Hyroglyphx
08-11-2006 2:09 PM


Re: Theist, Atheist, or Agnostic
Atheist.

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Message 12 of 295 (339270)
08-11-2006 3:18 PM
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08-11-2006 3:14 PM


Re: Theist, Atheist, or Agnostic
You left out "undecided'.
Ummmmmmm..... isn't that agnostic, at least as commonly understood?
Atheist.

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Message 13 of 295 (339275)
08-11-2006 3:32 PM


Theist

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Message 14 of 295 (339277)
08-11-2006 3:33 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Hyroglyphx
08-11-2006 2:09 PM


Re: Theist, Atheist, or Agnostic
Theist, obviously.

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ringo
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Message 15 of 295 (339282)
08-11-2006 3:36 PM
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08-11-2006 3:18 PM


Re: Theist, Atheist, or Agnostic
subbie writes:
You left out "undecided'.
Ummmmmmm..... isn't that agnostic, at least as commonly understood?
Nope.
An agnostic doesn't know. An "undecided" hasn't decided what to do with what he does know.

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